Call for testing: gcc 6.4.0-built repository available

Hi everyone, we are happy to announce that a repository containing all the oi-userland packages built with gcc 6.4.0 is now available for testing. The repository is located at: http://pkg.openindiana.org/gcc-6/ It is synchronized with the latest oi-userland bits and contains some minor updates. While these packages have been tested for Read More …

Virtualbox video driver compatible with Xorg 1.19.5 available

We just merged a pull-request to provide the Xorg driver for Virtualbox compatible with Xorg 1.19 since the official Guest Additions only supports Xorg up to 1.18 for illumos distributions. The driver was compiled from the VirtualBox 5.2.0 source.   The package x11/server/xorg/driver/xorg-video-vboxvideo is now available in the repository. It Read More …

New Hipster Handbook

As part of our documentation revitalization effort, we’re happy to announce a new end user documentation platform based on MkDocs. While still very much a work in progress, the Getting Started with OpenIndiana section of the new Hipster Handbook is nearing completion. However, much work remains to be done, and we cannot do it without Read More …